[unisog] Tape backup solutions

Pascal Meunier pmeunier at cerias.purdue.edu
Mon Jun 17 16:59:32 GMT 2002


At 11:42 AM -0400 6/17/02, Eric Pierce wrote:
>Hard Disk storage is not a replacement for backup tape, but it is a
>complement to it.  How are you going to swap hard disks for off-site
>storage?

Easy.  You use Firewire or USB 2.0 external hard drives.  I 
calculated the TCO for both and firewire hard drives are cheaper by a 
thousand dollars for our needs;  moreover, they are faster.

regards,
Pascal Meunier
-- 
Pascal Meunier, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Assistant Research Scientist,
CERIAS
Purdue University



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